The Prince's Foundation Staff

Dr Matthew Hardy
Senior Lecturer in Architecture & Urbanism

Dr Matthew Hardy is Senior Lecturer in Architecture & Urbanism at the Prince’s Foundation for Building Community, and a Senior Associate Tutor in the Department for Continuing Education at the University of Oxford. He is responsible for academic programmes at the Foundation, working with a range of University partners.

Matthew has lectured and published widely, editing the book The Venice Charter Revisited in 2011, and is co-founder and co-editor of the Journal of Urbanism, published by Routledge. Previously, he worked to establish INTBAU (International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture & Urbanism) from 2000-2010. He has taught on courses and summer programmes, for INTBAU, as a Visiting Professor at the University of Notre Dame, and as a Lecturer at the University of South Australia.

He maintained a practice in architecture and urban design in Europe and Australia after registering as an architect in Australia in 1983, and holds a Ph.D. in Architectural History from the University of Wales, a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Adelaide, and a Diploma from The Prince of Wales's Institute of Architecture. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and a Chartered Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects..